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Anxiety Disorder

About "Anxiety Disorder"

Anxiety disorder is different from general feelings of worry and fear in that this is ever-persistent and interferes with daily life. It may be triggered by simple daily activities such as going out of the house and not just big events like exams or presentations.

Related Terms: Anxiety, Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychotherapy

Recently Answered Questions


Generalized Anxiety Disorder(GAD)
Article Overview: A 35-year-old woman came to me with a chief complaint of muscle tension. She stated that she has experienced a considerable amount of muscle tension during her entire life, but it has become increasingly worse over the last 12 months.  Read Article »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Psychiatrist

The above mentioned patient is suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). GAD can be defined as anxiety and worry about several events and activities for a majority of the day. The anxiety and worry of GAD differs from normal anxiety by its excessiveness, the difficu ...  Read Article »
 
Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondriasis)
Article Overview: Persons with illness anxiety disorder or hypochondriasis seriously believe that they have a specific illness which is left undiagnosed, although that is not true. They constantly keep checking their body for changes and monitor their signs for an abnormality. But, in most cases, there is no disease, and even if there are some findings, it is usually something minor. This article focusses on the challenges that lie in treating this disorder.  Read Article »
Dr. Vasantha K S
Psychiatrist

Illness anxiety disorder (IAD), previously referred to as hypochondriasis, is an overwhelming anxiety about a perceived illness lasting for a period of more than six months. People with IAD often rush to their primary care physician fearing that they have a serious condition. The doctor's reassuranc ...  Read Article »
 
My anxiety disorder relapsed after I drank beer. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have anxiety and panic since five years. My GP had given Nexito forte and Veniz XR 37.5. And, I felt better and asked him to reduce the dosage two years ago. He stopped both and gave Nextio plus from then till date. I felt better. I did not smoke or drink while on treatment. 10 days ...  Read Full »
Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be an anxiety disorder. You need to avoid the triggering factors that cause the relapse. Be it alcohol or something like smoking, family issues or financial problems. It is better to be on Nexito forte (Escitalopram and Clonazepam) during the episode o...  Read Full »
 
Taking 5mg lorazapam for anxiety disorder gives poor response. Is it safe to take one more tablet?
Query: Dear Doctor, I have panic/anxiety disorder and was prescribed with 5mg lorazepam. I took one tablet at 8 PM but still l would wake up anxious in the morning. Is it safe to take one more tablet?  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Geriatrician

Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting your query at icliniq.com. At this moment you can take another 0.5mg but do not repeat it after that. Tomorrow you can discuss your poor response to the 0.5mg lorazepam either with your physician or you can discuss with me online, if online therapy for a psychiatry consultat...  Read Full »
 
What is social anxiety disorder?
Query: Hello doctor, I am doing my post graduation in psychiatry, and I would like to clear my doubts about social anxiety disorder. I wanted to know about the most challenging and important things while dealing with someone with social anxiety disorder. From your experience, can you please tell me the bi...  Read Full »
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Social anxiety disorder is one of the anxiety spectrum disorders. Here, persistent anxiety in social situations like talking with a person or a group of people, in group presentations, in talking with the opposite sex, etc., are found. Avoiding social gathering and s...  Read Full »
 
I have BDD and anxiety disorder. Will my baby procure my illness?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old married male. I suffered from BDD, general anxiety disorder, and major depressive disorder for the past 8 years. I take Fluoxetine 60 mg and Oxcarbazepine as a mood stabilizer. Things are in control now with little ups and downs. My main concern is that I am married ...  Read Full »
Dr. Awadhesh P Singh Solanki
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You mentioned yourself as a male. So I do not think these medicines will affect you. Fluoxetine is safe for a pregnant lady, but Oxcarbazepine should be avoided in pregnancy. For further information consult a psychiatrist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor...  Read Full »
 
Suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and low self esteem. Is there any solutions?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 23 years old. I am suffering from a generalized anxiety disorder since childhood. One of the reasons for it is a physical defect I have, which makes me self-conscious. I got to know very early that something is wrong with me. I have consulted many psychiatrists and tried many medi...  Read Full »
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A lot of individuals have generalized anxiety disorder and this often causes significant comorbidity and depression. What kind of physical defect do you have? Regarding masturbation, it is a safe and healthy habit. It does not affect physical, mental or reproductive...  Read Full »
 
My daughter is suffering from anxiety disorder. Is it curable?
Query: Hello doctor, My 30 year old daughter is suffering from anxiety disorder and washes her hands two to three times, as she fails to remember. Also, she faces the same problem during a bath. But with reasoning, she is trying to overcome. We are trying hard by talking to her to reduce her fear and compu...  Read Full »
Dr. Aditya Gupta
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears to be a case of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). It can be treated with both medications and psychotherapy, although the best result is when both modalities are combined. Fluoxetine is a relatively safer drug considering future pr...  Read Full »
 
Learn More About GAD: What Is Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Article Overview: People with GAD worry excessively and persistently throughout the course of the day. They are constantly anticipating the worst about family, health, finance, and future. Read on to find out how you can prevent it.  Read Article »
Dr. Vasantha K S
Psychiatrist

Generalized anxiety disorder is a mental illness where the persons have anxiety not just to particular situations but nearly every activity of the day. Symptoms Excessive worrying. Trouble falling and staying asleep. Muscle tension. Constant negative thoughts. Inability to relax or enjoy me- ...  Read Article »
 
Taking Ketoconazole for minor penile fracture, causing anxiety disorder, Is there any treatment?
Query: Dear Doctor, I had a minor penile fracture and the doctor recommended Ketoconazole to stop erection. But I am suffering from anxiety disorder and I have heard that one of the side effects of Ketoconazole is depression. Will this medicine add to my anxiety? Should I continue to take this medicine? P...  Read Full »
Dr. E Venkata Ramana
Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ketoconazole is an anti fungal drug. It is used to treat various fungal infections. Your doctor might have prescribed this drug because it causes less interest in sex and so that the erection can be prevented because of the action of the drug. And yes, dep...  Read Full »
 


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